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“Go forward, attempt great things, accomplish great things”
— Mary Lyon, Founder of Mount Holyoke College
Commencement is a treasured ceremonial occasion that celebrates students who have graduated from Mount Holyoke College after completing all academic requirements and obligations. Typically, Mount Holyoke holds one annual Commencement in May to honor all graduates.
In a message to the Mount Holyoke community, President Sonya Stephens shared that the College has made the difficult decision to postpone the 183rd Commencement, which was scheduled for May 17, 2020.
Celebrating the class of 2020
To mark the day, we are celebrating the class of 2020 with highlights, messages and other goodies. Congratulations!
Mount Holyoke community members share their best wishes in celebration of the graduating class.
Celebrate the day with Instagram filters, Facebook frames and more!
Mount Holyoke has announced the speakers that will address the class of 2020 for its 183rd Commencement, which will be held in person at a future date.
“It’s important to be the most empathetic person you can. It means saying I am here for you, I am not leaving, and we are going to get through this.”
The newest almost-alums of Mount Holyoke College are smart, passionate, curious, flexible, accomplished. Read a few of their stories.
Learning to be a leader is an integral part of every Mount Holyoke education. Many of the awards were presented to members of the class of 2020.
Senior Week Virtual Events
Videos of recorded events will be placed on the event pages as they become available.
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